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Merthyr Town poised to net goalkeeper Craig Morris

Former Llanelli and Neath goalkeeper Craig Morris looks set to sign for Merthyr Town.             Trostre-born Morris, 32, played for the Martyrs in a pre-season fixture against a young Cardiff City XI.             Morris has built a reputation of being a high quality shot-stopper and also commands his penalty area.             If he commits to Merthyr for the season, Morris …

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Thieves steal police officer’s uniform

Police Officers Uniform Stolen

Cheeky thieves broke into a police car and stole a cop’s uniform while its owner was responding to a 999 call. Police are now warning members of the public in Cardiff to always ask for a police officer’s identification, in case someone is using the uniform to commit crimes. The Fiat Panda marked police car was broken into as it …

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Risk of mental illness in adulthood if development affected in the womb

Adults could be at greater risk of becoming anxious and vulnerable to poor mental health if they were deprived of certain hormones while developing in the womb, new research has found. A study by scientists at Cardiff and Cambridge universities has discovered that emotional behaviour in adults could be triggered in the womb. Although the studies were carried out in …

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Bats rescued at St Fagans National History Museum after blaze

A small fire at St Fagans National History Museum saw a colony of Lesser Horseshoe bats rescued from the blaze. Fire crews from Ely, Whitchurch and Cardiff Central attended the incident, which was reported at around 10.30am. A spokesman for South Wales Fire and Rescue service said that the 50 bats were relocated from the first floor of the tannery …

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Couple left ‘starving’ after being fleeced by ‘callous’ friend who’s been jailed for fraud

A vulnerable husband and wife were left starving and sitting in the dark after a woman who had befriended them helped herself to their cash. Rosemarie Evans, 60, handed in a reference to Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court describing her has an “honest and trustworthy” person, but Judge Richard Twomlow told her: “I cannot think of any more inappropriate words to …

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Traffic problems expected as man cut out of car on busy Cardiff road

A man was cut out of a car after an accident on the Gabalfa interchange on Wednesday afternoon the day after a £70,000 road safety scheme got under way. Emergency crews were called to one of Cardiff’s busiest interchanges at around 1.17pm today to deal with the collision, which involved two vehicles and two casualties. One man was taken to …

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Welsh mum accused of killing her husband is ‘illegally detained’ in Caribbean jail, say her parents

Nicole Reyes, 37, was arrested when her husband Jorge, 38, died in a car crash involving her Jeep and his motorbike on July 9 last year on the Caribbean island. But Nicole’s parents, Jeannette and Mike Clements, claim this is now unlawful because she has been behind bars for more than a year and has not been offered bail. WalesOnline …

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Barry Town football supporters face anxious wait to learn fate of club

Anxious Barry Town fans have been told they learn the fate of their beleaguered football club on Friday. A judge at Cardiff Civil Court is set to deliver his verdict on the club’s claim against a Football Association of Wales (FAW) decision to deny it membership of the organisation, which mean it is unable to join the Welsh League. If …

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Hundreds of teenagers flock to catch new boy band sensation The Vamps

boy band Cardiff University

Hundreds of teenage girls descended on Cardiff University students’ union to catch a glimpse of the latest boy band sensation. The Vamps performed an acoustic set and took part in a meet and greet with around 600 of their Welsh fans. The group was found formed on YouTube before being signed by record label Virgin EMI late last year. After …

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AM expenses rule to be reviewed after Rihanna concert hotel stay row

An expenses rule that enabled a Plaid Cymru AM to claim for an overnight hotel stay after attending a pop concert is to be reviewed by the body that determines politicians’ pay and allowances at the National Assembly. In June Bethan Jenkins, a regional AM who represents South Wales West and lives near Neath, stayed in a Cardiff hotel at …

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